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World music : the rough guide

Author: Simon Broughton; Mark Ellingham; Richard Trillo
Publisher: London : Rough Guides ; London ; New York : Distributed by the Penguin Group, 1999-
Series: Rough Guides music reference series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New edView all editions and formats
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All entries in this reference are fully revised and updated with expanded discographies in which the CD reviews are preceded by quickly-accessible, biographical three-liners on the artists and bands.

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World music.
London : Rough Guides ; London ; New York : Distributed by the Penguin Group, 1999-
(OCoLC)656927152
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Broughton; Mark Ellingham; Richard Trillo
ISBN: 1858286352 9781858286358 1858286360 9781858286365
OCLC Number: 43586081
Notes: V.2 edited by Simon Broughton and Mark Ellingham, with James McConnachie and Orla Duane.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Africa, Europe and the Middle East --
v. 2. Latin & North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and Pacific. v. 1. Africa, Europe and the Middle East --
Introduction --
pt. 1. Europe --
Albania : the eagle has landed / Kim Burton --
Alpine music : the alpunk phenomenon / Christoph Wagner --
Austria : soul music of old Vienna / Christoph Wagner --
Baltic states : singing revolutions / Andrew Cronshaw --
Belgium : Flemish, Walloon and global fusion / Paul Rans --
Bosnia-Herzegovina : sad songs of Sarajevo / Kim Burton --
Bulgaria : the mystery voice / Kim Burton --
Croatia : toe tapping tamburicas / Kim Burton --
Czech & Slovak Republics : East meets West / Jir̂i Plocek --
Denmark : a new pulse for the Pols / Andrew Cronshaw --
England --
folk roots : England's changing roots / Colin Irwin --
England/UK --
Bhangra/Asian beat : one way ticket to British Asia / DJ Ritu --
Finland : new runes / Andrew Cronshaw --
France : music of the regions / Philippe Krüm and Jean-Pierre Rasle --
Germany : Kraut kaunterblast / Ken Hunt --
Greece : songs of the Near East / Marc Dubin and George Pissalidhes --
Greenland : sealskin hits / Etienne Bours --
Gypsy music : kings and queens of the road / Simon Broughton --
Hungary : a musical mother tongue / Simon Broughton --
Iceland : waiting for the thaw / Andrew Cronshaw --
Ireland : dancing at the virtual crossroads / Nuala O'Connor --
Italy : tenores and tarantellas / Alessio Surian --
Macedonia : tricky rhythms / Kim Burton. Netherlands : tilting at windmills / Wim Bloemendaal --
Norway : fjords and fiddles / Andrew Cronshaw --
Poland : hanging on in the highlands / Simon Broughton --
Portugal : traditional riches, fate and revolution / Andrew Cronshaw and Paul Vernon --
Romania : taraf traditions / Simon Broughton --
Russia : music of the people / Simon Broughton and Tatiana Didenko --
Sámiland : joiks of the tundra / Andrew Cronshaw --
Scotland : from Strathspeys to acid croft / Pete Heywood and Colin Irwin --
Serbia & Montenegro : Balkan beats / Kim Burton --
Spain --
Flamenco : a wild savage feeling / Jan Fairley --
Spain --
regional musics : a tale of Celts and Islanders / Jan Fairley --
Sweden : a devil of a polska / Andrew Cronshaw --
Ukraine : the bandura played on / Alexis Kochan and Julian Kytasty --
Wales : harps, bards and the gwerin / William Price. pt. 2. Middle East --
Arab world/Egypt --
classical : partner of poetry / David Lodge and Bill Badley --
Armenia : the sorrowful sound / Harold Hagopian --
Egypt : popular/street music : Cairo hit factory / David Lodge and Bill Badley --
Georgia : a feast of songs / Simon Broughton --
Gulf & Yemen : sounds of the Arabian Peninsula / Bill Badley --
Iran : the art of ornament / Laudan Nooshin --
Israel : a narrow bridge / Dubi Lenz --
Jewish music --
Sephardic : Ladino romance / Judith Cohen --
Kurdish music : songs of the stateless / Eva Skalla and Mu'tasem Adileh --
Syria, Lebanon & the Levant : Europe meets Asia / Bill Badley and Zein al-Jundi --
Turkey : sounds of Anatolia / Martin Stokes. pt. 3. Africa --
Algeria --
Rai : music under fire / Andy Morgan --
Algeria --
Kabylia : bards of immigritude / Andy Morgan --
Angola : struggle and talent / Christian Hyde and Richard Trillo --
Benin & Togo : Afro-funksters / François Bensignor and Eric Audra --
Burkina Faso : hidden treasure / François Bensignor --
Cameroon : music of a small continent / Jean-Victor Nkolo and Graeme Ewens --
Cape Verde : music of sweet sorrow / Susana Máximo and David Peterson --
Congo : heart of danceness / Graeme Ewens --
Côte d'Ivoire : heart of the industry / François Bensignor and Brooke Wentz --
Equatorial Guinea : Malabo blues / Manuel Dominguez --
Ethiopia : land of wax and gold / Francis Falceto --
Ghana : gold coast : highlife and roots / Ronnie Graham and John Collins --
Guinea-Bissau : the backyard beat of gumbe / Guus de Klein --
Indian Ocean : a lightness of touch / Graeme Ewens and Werner Graebner --
Kenya : life and times of Kenyan pop / Doug Paterson --
Madagascar : ocean music from southeast Africa / Ian Anderson --
Malawi : sounds Afroma! / John Lwanda. Mali/Guinea --
mande music : West Africa's musical powerhouse / Lucy Duran --
Mauritania & Western Sahara : ways of the Moors / Dave Muddyman --
Morocco : a basic expression of life / Dave Muddyman --
Mozambique : a luta continua / Celso Paco --
Niger : sounds of the Sahel / François Bensignor --
Nigeria : from hausa music to highlife / Ronnie Graham --
Pygmy music : sounds of the African rainforest / Dave Abram --
Rwanda & Burundi : echoes from the hills / Jean-Pierre Jacquemin, Richard Trillo and Jadot Sezirahigha --
São Tomé & Principe : island music / Conceição Lima and Caroline Shaw --
Senegal & the Gambia : Senegambian stars are here to stay / Mark Hudson, Jenny Cathcart and Lucy Duran --
Sierra Leone : palm wine sounds / Ed Ashcroft and Richard Trillo --
South Africa --
popular music : nation of voice / Rob Allingham --
South Africa : gospel music : spirit of Africa / Gregory Mthembu-Salter --
South Africa ; jazz : hip kings, hip queens / Rob Allingham --
Southern Africa --
archives : Hugh Tracey, pioneer archivist / Mark Hudson. Sudan : yearning to dance / Peter Verney --
Tanzania --
popular music : mtindo --
dance with style / Werner Graebner --
Tanzania/Kenya --
Taarab : the Swahili coastal sound / Werner Graebner --
Uganda : exiles and traditions / Sten Sandahl --
Zambia : evolution and expression / Ronnie Graham and Simon Kandela Tunkanya --
Zimbabwe : jit, mbira and chimurenga --
play it loud! / Judy Kendall and Banning Eyre --
pt. 4. Directories --
Record labels --
Record shops --
Contributors --
Index. v. 2. Latin & North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and Pacific --
Introduction --
pt. 1. Asia and the Pacific (Asia, Australia, Indian Subcontinent, Pacific) --
Afghanistan : red light at the crossroads / Veronica Doubleday --
Australia --
aboriginal music : the original songlines / Marcus Breen --
Cambodia : heavenly dancers / John Clewley --
Central Asian republics : bards of the golden road / Razia Sultanova and Simon Broughton --
China --
Han/traditional : the East is red ... and white / Stephen Jones --
China --
minorities' music : sounds of the frontiers / Helen Rees --
China --
pop/rock : cantopop and protest singers / Joanna Lee --
Hawaii : steel and slide hula baloos / Mike Cooper --
India --
classical : how to listen --
a routemap / Robert Maycock and Ken Hunt --
India --
Hindustani instrumental music : ragas and riches / Ken Hunt --
India --
karnatic instrumental music : sounds of the saints / Ken Hunt --
India --
vocal music : the sacred and the profane / Ken Hunt --
India --
folk and adivasi music : everything is left behind / Ken Hunt and Simon Broughton --
India --
film music : soundtrack to a billion lives / Ken Hunt. India --
East/West fusion : meetings by the river / Ken Hunt --
Indonesia --
Gamelan : a storm of bronze / Jenny Heaton and Simon Steptoe --
Indonesia --
pop and folk : no risk --
no fun! / Colin Bass --
Japan : the culture-blender / John Clewley --
Korea : our life is precisely a song / Rob Provine, Okon Hwang and Andy Kershaw --
Laos : beyond our khaen / John Clewley --
Malaysia : music at the crossroads / Heidi Munan --
Melanesia : bamboo boogie-woogie / Stephen Feld --
MongoliaTuva : sixty horses in my herd / Carole Pegg --
Nepal : the hills are alive / Carol Tingey --
Pakistan/North India --
Qawwali/folk : songs of praise / Jameela Siddiqi and Peter Culshaw --
The Philippines : pinoy rockers / John Clewley --
Polynesia : the real music of paradise / Ad Linkels --
Sri Lanka : sounds of serendipity / Lalith Ganhewa --
Taiwan : from innocence to funny rap / Wang Ying-fen --
Thailand : songs for living / John Clewley --
Tibet : raising the roof / Mark Trewin --
Vietnam : ancient rock music / Philip Blackburn. pt. 2. The Americas (Latin America, North America, Caribbean) --
Andean music : beyond the ponchos / Jan Fairley --
Antilles --
Zouk : dance-funk, creole style / Charles de Ledesma and Gene Scaramuzzo --
Argentina --
Tango : vertical expression of horizontal desire / Teddy Peiro and Jan Fairley --
Argentina --
Chamamé, cuarteto and folk : dancing cheek to cheek / Jan Fairley --
The Bahamas : Junkanoo and Sloop John. B / Jeff Kaliss --
Belize : drum 'n' flute legacies / Ronnie Graham --
Brazil : meu brasil brasileiro / David Cleary --
Canada : no more solitudes / Charles Foran --
Chile/Latin America --
nueva conción : an uncompromising song / Jan Fairley --
Colombia : el sonido dorado / Kim Burton --
Cuba --
son & Afro-Cuban music : que rico baila yo / Jan Fairley --
Cuba --
trova & nueva trova : troubadours old and new / Jan Fairley --
Dominican Republic : merengue attacks / Sean Harvey and Sue Steward --
Haiti : compas points / Sue Steward and Sean Harvey --
Jamaica : the loudest island in the world / Gregory Mthembu-Salter and Peter Dalton. Jamaica --
UK : lovers and poets --
Babylon sounds / Gregory Mthembu-Salter and Peter Dalton --
Mexico : much more than mariachi / Mary Farquharson --
Panama : dancing between the oceans / Nigel Gallop and Robin Broadbank --
Puerto Rico : not quite the 52nd state / Phil Sweeney. Salsa : Cubans, Nuyoricans and the global sound / Sue Steward --
Trinidad --
Calypso-Soca : put water in the brandy? / Charles de Ledesma and Georgia Popplewell --
Trinidad --
Chutney : the Caribbean's hot Hindi sound / Tina K. Ramnarine --
USA --
archives : filling the map with music / Tony Seeger and Richie Unterburger --
USA --
bluegrass & old-time : high an' lonesome / Nick Barraclough and Kurt Wolff --
USA --
Cajun & Zydeco : ultimate gumbo / Simon Broughton and James Attlee. USA --
klezmer : rhythm and Jews / Simon Broughton --
USA --
Native America : ha-ya-ya, weya ha-ya-ya! / Andrew Means. USA --
TexMex/conjunto : accordion enchilada / Ramiro Burr --
USA --
world music/fusion : try a little fairydust / Nigel Williamson and Mark Ellingham. Venezuela : salsa con gasolina / Phil Sweeney and Dan Rosenberg. pt. 3. Directories --
Record labels --
Record shops --
Contributors --
Index.
Series Title: Rough Guides music reference series.
Responsibility: edited by Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham and Richard Trillo, with Orla Duane and Vanessa Dowell.

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